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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 03:21 AM

With eye on Supreme Court, Missouri Republicans file flurry of anti-abortion bills

JEFFERSON CITY -- Missouri House Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, stood before the chamber last week and made clear the state GOP’s credo on abortion.

“We stand for the innocent. We stand for the infirm. We stand for the born. We stand for the unborn,” he said.

Republicans members clapped, and, from back to front, slowly stood for an ovation.

The Democrats sat and watched in stony silence.

Missouri’s abortion laws, already among the most restrictive in the U.S., could tighten even more as Republican lawmakers have proposed 21 bills so far this session to further limit or almost completely ban the procedure.

Read more: https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article225557505.html

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Wed Feb 13, 2019, 11:33 AM

1. Funny...all of these bills and I'm thinking only a tiny % of MO want something done on ...

abortion as much as other issues that need to be done/handled in the state. Figures. They get the house, and become a mouthpiece for a tiny % of the states' voters.

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